The idea for the tea houses originated years ago, when the owner and his young daughter explored the remote hills surrounding their Silicon Valley home, discovering an idyllic setting below a ridge, under a grove of large California Live Oak trees.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation announced the launch of an online gallery featuring the submissions for Stage One of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition to design a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital. The gallery can be found on the competition website.
Oporto is one of two major cities in Portugal – alongside Lisbon – and is located towards the north of the country. Famous architects with buildings in the city include Alvaro Siza (various buildings) and Rem Koolhaas / OMA (Casa da MÃºsica). Other key architects with work in Porto include dEMM arquitectura, AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos, Regino Cruz Architect and Pedra Silva Architects.
The greatest value of a house in the mountains is the chance for breathtaking views directly from your windows. This house design for two families, is set on an artificial ledge so that its residents could fully enjoy the mountainous panorama of Beskid Slaski Mountains.
The Solar Innovation Centre is a research and education facility, located in the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai and was commissioned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.
Architects and interior designers are amongst the biggest supporters of lighting design. They have a clear understanding of how lighting can enhance a space they have created. They also appreciate the consequences of poor lighting.
Richard Meier & Partners is proud to announce the beginning of construction of their first project in Taiwan. The new Taichung Condominium Tower developed by Fubon Land will be a luxury residential building and is intended to become a modern landmark that captures the essence of the new and growing urban context of Taichung, Taiwan.